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RowTWTitle (click to view)StudioWeekend GrossChangeTheatersChangeAvg.Est.
Screens
ChangeAvg.Est.
Shows
ChangeAvg.Total GrossWeek #
1 1 Dr. Seuss' The Lorax Uni. $70,217,070 - 3,729 - $18,830 7,000 - $10,031 83,600 - $840 $70,217,070 1
2 2 Project X WB $21,051,363 - 3,055 - $6,891 3,500 - $6,015 50,200 - $419 $21,051,363 1
3 3 Act of Valor Rela. $13,572,578 -44.5% 3,053 +14 $4,446 3,700 -100 $3,668 47,300 -2,200 $287 $45,111,924 2
4 6 Journey 2: The Mysterious Island WB $6,547,374 -51.1% 3,060 -290 $2,140 4,800 -700 $1,364 39,700 -8,000 $165 $85,233,873 4
5 7 The Vow SGem $6,011,147 -39.4% 2,826 -212 $2,127 2,900 -400 $2,073 36,300 -6,000 $166 $111,623,496 4
6 5 Tyler Perry's Good Deeds LGF $7,047,061 -54.8% 2,132 - $3,305 2,700 -100 $2,610 33,000 -4,200 $214 $25,791,693 2
7 4 Safe House Uni. $7,390,935 -32.4% 2,553 -499 $2,895 2,600 -800 $2,843 31,300 -10,100 $236 $108,355,425 4
8 9 Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance Sony $4,545,637 -49.5% 2,487 -687 $1,828 3,500 -1,500 $1,299 30,700 -22,800 $148 $44,826,376 3
9 8 This Means War Fox $5,561,323 -34.0% 2,342 -847 $2,375 2,400 -1,100 $2,317 30,000 -15,800 $185 $41,399,962 3
10 10 Wanderlust Uni. $3,843,840 -41.1% 2,002 - $1,920 2,002 - $1,920 26,900 -1,900 $143 $12,484,655 2
11 12 Gone LG/S $3,001,862 -37.1% 2,186 - $1,373 2,200 - $1,364 24,400 -6,800 $123 $8,949,839 2
12 11 The Artist Wein. $3,625,571 +24.8% 1,756 +790 $2,065 1,800 +830 $2,014 22,400 +10,880 $162 $36,813,989 15
13 14 The Secret World of Arrietty BV $1,484,644 -65.9% 1,431 -91 $1,037 1,431 -91 $1,037 15,600 -6,100 $95 $16,753,024 3
14 13 Chronicle (2012) Fox $1,931,431 -47.6% 1,054 -743 $1,832 1,100 -700 $1,756 10,600 -11,400 $182 $60,846,697 5
15 15 The Descendants FoxS $1,291,817 -39.4% 694 -195 $1,861 694 -196 $1,861 7,030 -2,180 $184 $80,392,543 16
16 17 The Woman in Black CBS $1,154,475 -57.6% 812 -915 $1,422 812 -915 $1,422 6,940 -9,460 $166 $52,241,390 5
17 18 Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (in 3D) Fox $1,100,446 -65.3% 731 -887 $1,505 731 -887 $1,505 6,050 -10,750 $182 $42,218,779 4
18 20 The Iron Lady Wein. $850,909 +22.4% 511 -11 $1,665 511 -11 $1,665 4,510 +250 $189 $27,006,913 10
19 16 Hugo Par. $1,233,618 -18.3% 406 -95 $3,038 420 -110 $2,937 3,490 -740 $353 $71,300,195 15
20 22 Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked Fox $345,052 -8.5% 314 +3 $1,099 320 +9 $1,078 3,340 +380 $103 $130,804,281 12
21 29 Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close WB $226,037 -12.4% 303 +23 $746 303 +23 $746 2,700 +870 $84 $31,516,404 11
22 23 Big Miracle Uni. $301,560 -54.9% 359 -269 $840 370 -270 $815 2,660 -2,060 $113 $19,362,140 5
23 28 We Bought a Zoo Fox $243,829 -14.4% 266 -14 $917 270 -10 $903 2,360 -120 $103 $74,406,782 11
24 27 Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows WB $257,558 -26.5% 266 -67 $968 270 -70 $954 2,340 -810 $110 $186,271,351 12
25 24 The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011) Sony $286,352 +60.7% 256 +131 $1,119 260 +130 $1,101 2,030 +1,220 $141 $102,068,888 11
26 31 The Adventures of Tintin Par. $186,315 -32.2% 215 -57 $867 250 -70 $745 2,024 -786 $92 $77,167,157 11
27 26 The Grey ORF $258,960 -67.6% 308 -609 $841 310 -610 $835 2,000 -4,030 $129 $50,732,510 6
28 30 Red Tails Fox $190,895 -56.3% 249 -240 $767 250 -240 $764 1,940 -1,620 $98 $49,159,624 7
29 39 Joyful Noise WB $115,826 -37.0% 202 -75 $573 202 -78 $573 1,650 -960 $70 $30,769,139 8
30 36 Contraband Uni. $120,620 -30.0% 148 -49 $815 150 -50 $804 1,350 -280 $89 $66,362,065 8
31 25 Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy Focus $263,189 -22.9% 126 -38 $2,089 130 -40 $2,025 1,000 -370 $263 $23,665,415 13
32 19 A Separation SPC $952,051 +159.9% 243 +160 $3,918 250 +167 $3,808 910 +590 $1,046 $3,677,464 10
33 35 My Week with Marilyn Wein. $130,847 -57.1% 120 -282 $1,090 120 -282 $1,090 850 -1,360 $154 $14,340,551 15
34 50 One For the Money LGF $59,596 -56.8% 117 -112 $509 120 -110 $497 830 -670 $72 $26,060,754 6
35 32 Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol Par. $158,153 -33.3% 107 -71 $1,478 110 -70 $1,438 750 -660 $211 $208,019,613 12
36 47 Underworld Awakening SGem $72,270 -70.2% 79 -181 $915 90 -190 $803 690 -1,270 $105 $62,321,039 7
37 57 Happy Feet Two WB $43,609 -15.6% 85 - $513 90 - $485 586 -194 $74 $63,992,328 16
38 49 Albert Nobbs RAtt. $65,200 -49.5% 68 -32 $959 70 -30 $931 510 -190 $128 $2,724,348 6
39 45 The Muppets BV $79,202 -45.7% 138 -67 $574 140 -70 $566 370 -210 $214 $88,479,901 15
40 38 War Horse BV $116,319 -33.8% 131 -82 $888 131 -82 $888 290 -1,080 $401 $79,237,317 11
41 41 Born to Be Wild (IMAX) WB $96,153 -17.9% 40 - $2,404 40 - $2,404 280 +1 $343 $16,793,007 48
42 56 W.E. Wein. $43,623 +57.9% 19 +4 $2,296 19 -1 $2,296 222 +72 $197 $327,508 5
43 37 Rampart MNE $119,387 +21.3% 52 +7 $2,296 52 +2 $2,296 210 +20 $569 $539,848 4
44 59 Tere Naal Love Ho Gaya UTV $32,432 -65.7% 26 -23 $1,247 30 -20 $1,081 210 -310 $154 $155,247 2
45 33 Pina IFC $157,961 -17.8% 64 -20 $2,468 64 -20 $2,468 190 -60 $831 $2,825,932 11
46 44 Undefeated (2012) Wein. $82,230 +325.8% 12 +7 $6,853 12 +2 $6,853 180 +120 $457 $164,058 3
47 43 Thin Ice ATO $83,621 +4.7% 41 -5 $2,040 41 -9 $2,040 160 -10 $523 $459,316 3
48 62 Chico & Rita GK $28,486 -29.8% 15 +3 $1,899 20 +8 $1,424 160 +25 $178 $163,688 4
49 61 Shame FoxS $29,692 -30.7% 22 -3 $1,350 22 -8 $1,350 151 -29 $197 $3,856,516 14
50 34 We Need to Talk About Kevin Osci. $132,595 +253.2% 40 +24 $3,315 40 +20 $3,315 150 +100 $884 $818,315 13
51 78 Haywire Rela. $9,890 -75.3% 32 -5 $309 32 -8 $309 150 -110 $66 $18,852,951 7
52 58 Coriolanus Wein. $37,162 +68.7% 14 +6 $2,654 14 +6 $2,654 144 +62 $258 $410,266 7
53 48 A Dangerous Method SPC $67,772 -27.3% 53 -28 $1,279 53 -28 $1,279 140 -50 $484 $5,457,215 15
54 64 Paan Singh Tomar UTV $20,568 - 10 - $2,057 10 - $2,057 114 - $180 $20,568 1
55 40 In Darkness SPC $106,843 +20.4% 35 +13 $3,053 40 +17 $2,671 110 +28 $971 $421,056 4
56 75 Pariah Focus $10,801 -15.3% 13 - $831 13 - $831 100 - $108 $730,362 10
57 42 Tim & Eric's Billion Dollar Movie Magn. $87,475 - 24 - $3,645 30 - $2,916 90 - $972 $87,475 1
58 77 Ek Main Aur Ekk Tu UTV $10,405 -73.9% 10 -25 $1,041 10 -30 $1,041 80 -220 $130 $1,150,019 4
59 82 The Devil Inside Par. $5,165 -26.7% 17 -8 $304 20 -10 $258 70 -50 $74 $53,201,716 9
60 55 Being Flynn Focus $43,990 - 4 - $10,998 4 - $10,998 67 - $657 $43,990 1
61 80 In the Land of Blood and Honey FD $6,274 +65.7% 8 +4 $784 10 +6 $627 61 +30 $103 $301,305 11
62 70 Beauty and the Beast (3D) BV $14,953 -72.8% 24 -35 $623 24 -36 $623 60 -100 $249 $47,259,181 8
63 54 Hubble 3D WB $44,628 -7.5% 22 +4 $2,029 21 +1 $2,125 40 - $1,116 $30,945,319 103
64 60 Under the Sea 3D WB $30,839 -33.1% 15 +5 $2,056 20 +10 $1,542 40 +15 $771 $29,291,570 160
65 66 Carnage (2011) SPC $19,106 +2.9% 19 -3 $1,006 20 -2 $955 40 -10 $478 $2,491,960 12
66 68 Bullhead Drft. $17,800 -56.9% 17 -17 $1,047 20 -14 $890 40 -60 $445 $118,100 3
67 84 Kill List IFC $4,711 - 10 - $471 10 - $471 30 - $157 $26,297 5
68 67 Forgiveness of Blood IFC $17,816 -33.3% 6 +3 $2,969 6 +3 $2,969 25 +9 $713 $53,167 2
69 72 This is Not a Film PalT $12,608 - 5 - $2,522 5 - $2,522 25 - $504 $16,519 1
70 71 The Flowers of War WHE $13,985 -16.2% 6 -1 $2,331 6 -1 $2,331 21 -3 $666 $267,150 7
71 73 Crazy Horse Zipp. $12,600 +22.3% 10 +2 $1,260 10 - $1,260 20 - $630 $90,800 7
72 79 Midnight in Paris SPC $7,044 -95.6% 11 -153 $640 11 -153 $640 20 -260 $352 $56,802,123 42
73 74 Let the Bullets Fly Vari. $11,287 - 5 - $2,257 5 - $2,257 18 - $627 $11,287 1
74 81 Better Than Something: Jay Reatard BTS $5,712 - 4 - $1,428 4 - $1,428 13 - $439 $5,712 1
75 63 Boy (2012) PalUni $21,244 - 2 - $10,622 2 - $10,622 12 - $1,770 $21,244 1
76 65 The Salt of Life Zeit. $19,176 - 2 - $9,588 2 - $9,588 10 - $1,918 $19,176 1
77 87 Le Havre Jan. $4,171 - 6 - $695 10 - $417 10 - $417 $589,510 20
78 88 Sholem Aleichem: Laughing in the Darkness ICir $3,223 -40.2% 2 - $1,612 2 - $1,612 10 +5 $322 $874,944 35
79 106 Tyrannosaur Strand $952 - 2 - $476 2 - $476 10 - $95 $21,062 15
80 92 The Help BV $2,645 -88.3% 5 -133 $529 5 -135 $529 9 -191 $294 $169,705,587 30
81 95 The Turin Horse CGld $2,265 +68.8% 2 - $1,133 2 - $1,133 6 +4 $378 $25,988 4
82 91 Last Days Here IFC $2,671 - 1 - $2,671 1 - $2,671 5 - $534 $2,671 1
83 94 An Inconsistent Truth RM $2,270 -40.6% 1 - $2,270 1 - $2,270 5 +3 $454 $63,574 6
84 99 Charlotte Rampling: The Look KL $1,340 - 1 - $1,340 1 - $1,340 5 - $268 $18,920 17
85 83 Deep Sea 3D (IMAX) WB $5,001 -54.1% 2 - $2,501 1 -1 $5,001 2 +2 $2,501 $44,512,774 302
86 97 T-Rex: Back to the Cretaceous (IMAX) Imax $2,050 -7.5% 1 - $2,050 1 - $2,050 1 - $2,050 $53,252,667 568
87 103 The Snowtown Murders IFC $1,273 - 1 - $1,273 1 - $1,273 1 - $1,273 $1,273 1
88 100 On the Ice PMKBNC $1,148 -86.1% 2 -3 $574 1 -4 $1,148 1 -18 $1,148 $41,616 3
89 117 Galapagos (IMAX) Imax $70 +150.0% 1 - $70 1 - $70 1 +1 $70 $18,080,491 645
90 69 Space Station 3-D (IMAX) Imax $17,745 -27.6% 4 - $4,436 4 - $4,436 - - n/a $85,043,250 516
91 98 The Skin I Live In SPC $1,410 -80.3% 3 -11 $470 3 -11 $470 - -10 n/a $3,180,826 21
92 101 The Way PDA $1,314 +6.5% 2 - $657 2 - $657 - - n/a $4,429,933 22
93 110 The Whale Pala. $786 -47.5% 1 - $786 1 - $786 - - n/a $72,742 26
94 111 Windfall FRun $571 +957.4% 1 - $571 1 - $571 - -1 n/a $3,100 5
95 118 Eames: The Architect and the Painter FRun $66 -88.9% 1 - $66 1 - $66 - - n/a $147,591 17
96 21 Goon Magn. $747,180 -39.4% 242 +1 $3,088 - - n/a - - n/a $2,594,662 2
97 46 2012 Oscar Nominated Short Films Shrts. $76,964 -71.9% 59 -87 $1,304 - - n/a - - n/a $1,625,101 4
98 51 Lost Woods Noct. $58,240 - 13 - $4,480 - - n/a - - n/a $58,240 1
99 52 Sea Rex 3D: Journey to a Prehistoric World 3D $48,293 +86.6% 12 - $4,024 - - n/a - - n/a $4,891,030 93
100 53 Love (2012) CL $45,308 +9.8% 15 +8 $3,021 - - n/a - - n/a $234,159 3
101 76 The Women on the 6th Floor Strand $10,576 +40.9% 6 +1 $1,763 - - n/a - - n/a $631,932 22
102 85 A Trip to the Moon/The Extraordinary Voyage FA $4,452 -23.5% 6 +2 $742 - - n/a - - n/a $21,850 4
103 86 Once Upon a Time in Anatolia CGld $4,196 +16.6% 3 -1 $1,399 - - n/a - - n/a $73,827 9
104 89 Ranchero Indic. $2,960 - 2 - $1,480 - - n/a - - n/a $6,786 3
105 90 Art Is... The Permanent Revolution FRun $2,718 - 1 - $2,718 - - n/a - - n/a $2,718 1
106 93 Crazy Wisdom AM $2,569 - 1 - $2,569 - - n/a - - n/a $59,393 15
107 96 The Autobiography of Nicolae Ceausescu FDesk $2,124 - 1 - $2,124 - - n/a - - n/a $31,396 22
108 102 Falling Away Indic. $1,284 - 2 - $642 - - n/a - - n/a $1,284 1
109 104 Addiction Incorporated Vari. $1,096 - 2 - $548 - - n/a - - n/a $29,208 12
110 105 The Devil, Probably (2012 re-release) FDesk $958 - 1 - $958 - - n/a - - n/a $6,382 8
111 107 Elite Squad: The Enemy Within Vari. $941 - 2 - $471 - - n/a - - n/a $100,119 17
112 108 Where Are You Taking Me? Icar. $937 - 1 - $937 - - n/a - - n/a $937 1
113 109 Take Shelter SPC $860 -52.4% 3 - $287 - - n/a - - n/a $1,728,114 23
114 112 Kung Fu Joe Indic. $412 -78.2% 1 - $412 - - n/a - - n/a $11,594 4
115 113 Sing Your Song S2BN $400 - 1 - $400 - - n/a - - n/a $33,275 8
116 114 Fullmetal Alchemist: The Sacred Star of Milos Elev. $266 -72.7% 1 - $266 - - n/a - - n/a $177,802 7
117 115 Putin's Kiss KL $150 -3.2% 1 - $150 - - n/a - - n/a $2,944 3
118 116 The Pruitt-Igoe Myth FRun $141 - 1 - $141 - - n/a - - n/a $33,616 7
TOTALS:$168,466,571+25.8%42,045-689$4,00749,790+922$3,384544,719+8,189$309 
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